LYNGBY V AALBORG
Lyngby BK prepare for this game following on from a 1-1 1. division draw against HB Køge.
Lyngby BK have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets lately, although they have also done enough to hit the back of the net themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Lyngby BK have seen their goal breached in 6 of them as well as managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches.
Aalborg BK will go into the clash after a 2-0 Superliga win with the defeat of Odense BK in their previous match.
In that game, Aalborg BK had 55% possession and 18 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Aalborg BK, the scorers were Rasmus Thelander (70') and Anders Hagelskjær (84'). Odense BK had 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
A series of outstanding displays from the Aalborg BK defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their last 6 fixtures overall. During the same period, their own forwards have managed to score 22. Putting that to one side, we’ll just have to find out if the trend shall continue on in this game.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
FATIH V ANTALYASPOR
Fatih Karagümrük, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 3-4 Super Lig triumph over Yeni Malatyaspor.
In that game, Fatih Karagümrük managed 67% possession and 13 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For Fatih Karagümrük, the goals were scored by Andrea Bertolacci (30', 88') and Aleksandar Pešić (44', 76'). At the other end, Yeni Malatyaspor got 8 shots on goal with 4 on target. Benjamin Tetteh (18'), Mustafa Eskihellaç (24') and Mounir Chouiar (40') scored for Yeni Malatyaspor.
Fixtures with Fatih Karagümrük have often been exciting ones recently with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes, the sum total of 23 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 16 of them being chalked up by Fatih Karagümrük.
Coming into this clash, Fatih Karagümrük are unbeaten in their previous 8 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Beşiktaş in Super Lig competition, Antalyaspor and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Antalyaspor managed 42% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For Antalyaspor, goals were scored by Haji Wright (41') and Veysel Sarı (45'). On the other side, Beşiktaş had 19 shots on goal with 6 on target. Rıdvan Yılmaz (49'), Michy Batshuayi (65') and Rachid Ghezzal (76') scored for Beşiktaş.
The numbers tell their own story, and Antalyaspor have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 10 goals in total. At the back, Antalyaspor certainly have room for improvement. Such a trend won’t necessarily be continued into this next game, however.
Prediction: Both teams to score
ZURICH V SERVETTE
FC Zürich will be looking for another win after the 0-1 Swiss Cup victory over Kriens.
Fixtures involving FC Zürich have often been absorbing ones of late with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six games alone, a grand total of 28 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 4.67 goals per game) with 19 of these coming from FC Zürich. Historical results aside, we will just have to wait and see whether the trend shall continue on in this game.
Servette FC will go into this clash following on from a 1-4 Swiss Cup win to beat Concordia Basel in their last fixture.
Over the course of their last half-dozen outings, Servette FC have helped themselves to a total of 21 goals. Servette FC have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During that period, they’ve seen 9 goals go into their own net.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
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